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Current Positions


POSITION: Naturalist (Zoo Educator)

We are hiring for a permanent (year round), full-time naturalist as a zoo educator. Salary begins at $29,000 a year, with benefits that include paid time off, group health insurance and retirement plan matching. The position has a 40-hour work week May through October, and a 32-hour work week November through April. The primary responsibility for the position is speaking and interacting with visitors. 


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience applicable to wildlife or ecology education 
  • Experience demonstrating public speaking, education, and customer service skill 
  • Must be flexible to work weekends and holidays
  • Must be able to work outdoors in a variety of weather conditions

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience or training specific to interpretation in a zoo or outdoor recreation setting
  • Experience educating diverse age groups from young children to senior adults
  • Experience with wildlife management or public parks that includes education responsibilities
  • Strong writing and editing skills


E-mail a cover letter and resume demonstrating the above qualifications to Tut Fuentevilla at [email protected]

We will begin to review applications as they are received, and the vacancy will remain open until positions are filled. Top candidates will have at least one phone interview. We would like to fill the position as early as April 1, 2023.

 POSITION: SEASONAL Gift Shop / Admissions 

Full-time and part-time positions available.

Come join a fun and friendly atmosphere while working through the summer!


  • Should have a friendly and engaging personality 
  • Be comfortable working with the public
  • Basic mathematics for working a cash register
  • Customer service skills
  • Ability to lift 25 pounds
  • Some flexibility: you may be asked to work evenings, weekends and/or extended hours if needed


Walk in and drop off your resume at the GWDC Gift Shop or email your resume to Tyler Pasenko - [email protected]

POSITION: General Maintenance


Must be flexible and willing to work weekends evenings and holidays; able to multi-task, good oral and written communication skills, be a supportive team player with the ability to work independently. 

  • Perform general maintenance duties including; painting, sweeping, raking, trash pick-up, mowing/trimming, restroom maintenance, various projects as needed - both indoor and outdoor
  • Follow safety procedures at all times
  • Perform basic repair and maintenance of assigned equipment
  • The ability to do lifting, shoveling, cleanup work, snow and ice removal
  • Safely operate small power tools, shovels, rakes, and other maintenance tools


Please email [email protected] demonstrating the above qualifications.


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